Knowledge Identifier: +Steve_Jobs
Jobs and Steve Wozniak met in 1971, when their mutual friend, Bill Fernandez, introduced 21-year-old Wozniak to 16-year-old Jobs
Ron Rosenbaum - In 1971, Rosenbaum wrote an article for Esquire, "Secrets of the Little Blue Box" , which inspired Apple Computer icon Steve Jobs to explore computers
In 1978, Apple recruited Mike Scott from National Semiconductor to serve as CEO for what turned out to be several turbulent years
John Sculley - Bill Gates", discussing his time at Apple during the 1980s as CEO. In 2010, he was interviewed for "Cult of Mac" on the topics of Steve Jobs and design
Apple's Bud Tribble coined the term "reality distortion field" in 1981, to describe Jobs's charisma and its effects on the developers working on the Macintosh project
In 1983, Jobs lured John Sculley away from Pepsi-Cola to serve as Apple's CEO, asking, "Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world-"
In 1984, Jobs purchased the Jackling House, a , 14-bedroom Spanish Colonial mansion designed by George Washington Smith in Woodside, California
In 1986, he acquired the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm, which was spun off as Pixar
Jobs had a public war of words with Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell, starting in 1987 when Jobs first criticized Dell for making "un-innovative beige boxes"
Jobs later married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991, in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park
Steven Levy "Insanely Great The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer That Changed Everything" Penguin Books, 1994, 2000 page 204
Noah Wyle - In 1999, Wyle made an appearance during the beginning of Steve Jobs' Macworld Expo keynote presentation, initially pretending to be Jobs
Bungie - "Halo"s public unveiling occurred at the Macworld Expo 1999 keynote address by Apple's then-interim-CEO Steve Jobs
"Finding Nemo", "The Incredibles", "Ratatouille", "WALL-E", "Up" and "Toy Story 3" each received the Academy award for Best Animated Feature, an award introduced in 2001
IChat - In June 2004, Steve Jobs announced that the next version of iChat AV would be included with Mac OS X v10,4
Joshua Michael Stern - He has directed three feature films: "Neverwas" , "Swing Vote" and the 2013 biographical film "Jobs", based on the life of Steve Jobs
Final Cut Studio - In the Macworld Conference and Expo 2005, Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple, declared 2005 to be the "Year of HD"
Apple Inc. - The publisher's line of books were banned from Apple Stores in 2005 because Steve Jobs disagreed with their decision to publish an unauthorized Jobs biography, "iCon"
OS X - On June 6, 2005, Steve Jobs confirmed these rumors when he announced in his keynote address at the annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that Apple would be making the transition from PowerPC to Intel processors over the following two years, and that Mac OS X would support both platforms during the transition
Post-PC era - At an interview alongside Bill Gates at the 5th All Things Digital conference in 2007, Steve Jobs further described a concept similar to Gates' "PC Plus" known as a "post-PC device"; "a category of devices that aren't as general purpose, that are really more focused on specific functions, whether they're phones or iPods or Zunes or what have you
Post-PC era - While both Microsoft and Apple's former CEO's Bill Gates and Steve Jobs predicted a shift towards mobile devices as the primary method of computing, as a compliment to the PC, Jobs popularized the term "post-PC" in 2007, and in 2011 launched iCloud, a service enabling Apple's product line to synchronize data with PCs through cloud services, and removing the dependency of a PC from its iOS devices
iPhone - Shortly after Steve Jobs' January 9, 2007, announcement that Apple would be selling a product called iPhone in June 2007, Cisco issued a statement that it had been negotiating trademark licensing with Apple and expected Apple to agree to the final documents that had been submitted the night before
Apple Inc. - In an article posted on Apple's website on February 6, 2007, Steve Jobs wrote that Apple would be willing to sell music on the iTunes Store without digital rights management , if record labels would agree to drop the technology
Apple Inc. - On May 2, 2007, Steve Jobs released a report announcing plans to eliminate PVC and BFRs by the end of 2008
iPhone - On October 17, 2007, Steve Jobs, in an open letter posted to Apple's "Hot News" weblog, announced that a software development kit would be made available to third-party developers in February 2008
As during his 2009 medical leave, Apple announced that Tim Cook would run day-to-day operations and that Jobs would continue to be involved in major strategic decisions at the company
Adobe Systems - In April 2010, Steve Jobs published a post titled "Thoughts on Flash" where he outlined his thoughts on Adobe Flash and the rise of HTML 5
iPhone - In a rare public letter in April 2010, Apple CEO Steve Jobs outlined the reasoning behind the absence of Flash on the iPhone
Bob Iger ordered all Disney properties, including Walt Disney World and Disneyland, to fly their flags at half-staff, from October 6 to 12, 2011
Yo-Yo Ma - On October 16, 2011, he performed at the memorial for Steve Jobs held in Stanford University's Memorial Church
Walter Isaacson - On October 24, 2011, Isaacson's authorized biography of Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs was published by Simon & Schuster
Bob Iger - On Tuesday November 15, 2011, Apple, Inc., now led by Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook after Steve Jobs's death, named Iger as a Director and named Genentech Chairman Arthur Levinson, an Apple board member with a past membership on rival Google's board, as Jobs's replacement in the role of non-executive Chairman; both will serve on Apple's Audit Committee
Jeff Jarvis - In 2012, Jarvis published "Gutenberg the Geek", a Kindle Single, in which he suggests that Johannes Gutenberg was "the world's first technology entrepreneur" and was comparable to Steve Jobs because they both "accomplished greatness through trial and error, vision, and determination
Aaron Sorkin - In May 2012, it was announced that Sorkin would be writing an upcoming movie based on the life of Steve Jobs
Philippe Starck - Starck worked with Steve Jobs to design a yacht built in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, and christened on 28 October 2012, "Venus"
Philippe Starck - The yacht was impounded by the Port of Amsterdam in December 2012 over a 3m euro disputed bill with the estate of Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs will be posthumously inducted as a Disney Legend on August 10, 2013
Bill Gates - In a substantial interview with "Rolling Stone" magazine, published in the March 27, 2014 issue, Gates provided his perspective on a range of issues, such as climate change, nuclear power, Steve Jobs and the state of America